JIRCAS Report - Mexico
Julio César García-Rodríguez, Yamanaka Naoki and Colleagues Receive Honorable Mention for the PhytoFrontiers Best Student Paper Award 2021
The paper “Virulence Diversity of Phakopsora pachyrhizi in Mexico” by Julio César García-Rodríguez of Mexico's National Institute for Forestry, Agriculture and Livestock Research (INIFAP), Yamanaka Naoki, Senior Researcher in the Biological Resources and Post-harvest Division of JIRCAS, and their colleagues received honorable mention for the PhytoFrontiers Best Student Paper Award 2021 of the American Phytopathological Society.
Senior Researcher Yamanaka of the Biological Resources and Post-harvest Division is Among the World’s Top 10 Soybean Rust Researchers
Dr. YAMANAKA Naoki, Senior Researcher in the Biological Resources and Post-harvest Division, was recognized one of the 10 major authors in soybean rust research as reported in a review article on scientometic approach to soybean rust published in the latest issue of Euphytica, an international journal on plant breeding.
On 25-26 September 2016, the 2nd CGIAR* System Council Meeting was held in Mexico City, with JIRCAS President Dr. Masa Iwanaga attending as a representative of the Japanese government, together with officers from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Agriculture, Fishery and Forestry of Japan.